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The Uncertain Future of IBSA (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

In 2003, India, Brazil, and South Africa united behind a new vision for South-South cooperation and global leadership. Through the June 6, 2003, Brasilia Declaration, the three countries launched the India-Brazil-South ...



Book review: “The System Worked” by Daniel W. Drezner

Book review: The System Worked. How the World Stopped another Great Depression. Oxford University Press, 2014. 280 pages. R$ 28,32 (ebook, www.amazon.com.br)
The global financial crisis of 2008, I argue in my book The ...


IBSA

Why Modi should resuscitate IBSA

If asked to identify the most important trend in international affairs since the turn of the century, many international affairs analysts would point to the unprecedented growth in South-South relations. That is largely due ...


Fabius

Can France succeed in limiting the veto in cases of mass atrocities?

Laurent Fabius, France's Foreign Minister
There is little doubt that, despite the dramatic progress made over the past decade, the international community still too often fails the victims of governments unable or ...


Liu-Jieyi

Responsible Protection: Chinese norm entrepreneurship?

Liu Jieyi, Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of China to the UN
Review: Garwood-Gowers, Andrew (2014) China’s "Responsible Protection" concept : re-interpreting the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and ...


Política Internacional em 2015: dez previsões

1. A Rússia e o Ocidente: caminhando para um longo período de distanciamento
Esforços para melhorar os laços entre a Rússia e o Ocidente serão dificultados pelo fato de que a situação atual não resulta de ...


China’s Silk Road Fund: Towards a Sinocentric Asia

An often overlooked commonality between BRICS countries is their contested claim for regional leadership. Indeed, the regional ambitions articulated -- at differing degree of specificity and coherence -- in Brasília, ...


In Brisbane, BRICS reaffirm commitment to establish joint development bank

Almost exactly eight months ago, the BRICS countries' foreign ministers issued a statement in The Hagueopposing restrictions on the participation of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Australia. At the ...


Washington’s short-sighted opposition to China’s new regional development bank

The AIIB Signing Ceremony, October 24, 2014
When China's Xi Jinping first mentioned his idea of a new China-led development bank for the region, some of his own officials were surprised that he had already aired the ...


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A ordem chinesa paralela

Quem foi o maior beneficiário dos eventos geopolíticos em 2014? Enquanto é cedo para compreender as consequências dos dois acontecimentos chave - a crise ucraniana e a ascensão do Estado Islâmico no Iraque e na Síria ...